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Music exec:Jobs should have been created around Rihanna

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BARBADOS MAY HAVE missed the boat when it comes to creating a framework for jobs to support Rihanna.

Caribbean 2 World chief executive officer Ivan Berry made the suggestion while speaking at the opening of the 4th instalment of the Barbados Coalition of Service Industries’ (BCSI) National Services Week this morning.

The launch also doubled as the opening for a song writing workshop which featured artistes, producers and songwriters from both the local and international scene.

“I think where Barbados in general missed the boat was that there are a lot of jobs surrounding this billion dollar artiste that could’ve been created for Bajans with taxable revenue coming back to Barbados,” Berry said as he addressed the gathering.

“I think that’s the general idea. We not only want to create opportunities for songwriters, producers and recording artistes, but we certainly want to create some opportunities for the infrastructural stuff,” he added. (AD)


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